ReutersFeb 15, 2020 07:15:59 IST
(Reuters) – Worldwide Enterprise Machines Corp
“The well being of IBMers is our main concern as we proceed to observe upcoming occasions and journey relative to Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)”, the corporate stated in a tweet https://twitter.com/IBMSecurity/standing/1228462366326755328.
The occasion is scheduled to happen Feb. 24–28 in San Francisco.
RSA stated in an announcement that it might proceed as scheduled regardless of IBM’s determination to not take part within the convention as a Platinum Sponsor.
The variety of people, together with these from IBM, who’ve cancelled their registration is about zero.79% of the whole variety of anticipated attendees, RSA stated.
The overall variety of exhibitors, together with IBM, who’ve cancelled their participation as a sponsor or exhibitor is eight, with six of them from China, one from the USA and one from Canada, RSA added.
Earlier within the day, Fb Inc
The Cellular World Congress (MWC), the annual telecoms business gathering in Barcelona, was additionally cancelled after a mass exodus by exhibitors on coronavirus fears.
The virus, which originated within the Chinese language metropolis of Wuhan, has killed greater than 1,500 individuals up to now and contaminated greater than 66,000 individuals on the Chinese language mainland.
(Reporting by Arundhati Sarkar in Bengaluru; Enhancing by Daniel Wallis)
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